Drinks trade loses ‘great character’ with sudden death of Simon Leschallas

Much-loved past master of both the Vintners’ and Distillers’ Companies, as well as Champagne brand specialist, and “great character’” Simon Leschallas, has died aged 64.

Could now be the time for crémant in the UK?

With a widening price gap between Prosecco and Champagne, now is the time for crémant to succeed in the UK, believes the director of sparkling wine for Boisset, Marcel Combes.

12 of the best rooftop bars launched this summer

As summer gets into full swing, we take a look at some of the best rooftop bars to launch in London, whether it's for sipping on Champagne, getting that Glastonbury feeling or travelling back in time to 1960's Côte d'Azur.

Non-detectable TCA guarantee extended to sparkling wine stoppers

The world’s largest cork producer, Amorim has extended its non-detectable TCA guarantee to sparkling wine stoppers.

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